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The visual indisputable evidence of climate change

The visual indisputable evidence of climate change

“I’ll believe it when I see it.”Well, here it is. Visual evidence that the earth is warming; there can be no dispute. In 2007, professional photographer James Balog founded the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS). He and his team installed 28 cameras on 13 glaciers in Greenland, Iceland, the Nepalese Himalaya, Alaska, and the American Rocky Mountains.

What travel can be when there’s no limit to your imagination

What travel can be when there’s no limit to your imagination

RUSSIA: The Outpost Vol. 01 is a new 100-page color photobook and 25-minute short film by Chris Burkard and Ben Weiland that shows what travel can be when there’s no limit to your imagination. The crew, which included Ben and Chris, plus Cyrus Sutton, Keith Malloy, Trevor Gordon, Dane Gudauskas, and Foster Huntington, journeyed through Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula, a region formerly closed off to the rest of the world.

You know you’re becoming Italian when…

You know you’re becoming Italian when…

1. You no longer can eat salty food for breakfast, and if you do you definitely can’t mix it with something sweet.2. You scoff at people who drink cappuccinos after 11am.3. You say “Aye-yah!” when you get hurt instead of “Ouch” or “Ow-ah!”4. You realize you’ve started staring at people much more, but don’t think it’s as rude as you once did.

When faith shakes out on the side of social justice

When faith shakes out on the side of social justice

It is my Sunday refuge, the old-fashioned Quaker meeting hall with its long benches and its empty tiers of balcony benches, a reminder of the day when silence was more in vogue in New York. Founded in the mid-1600s by the contemplative Englishman George Fox, who rejected the pomp of Anglicanism for the simplicity of inwardly waiting for the spirit of God to make itself felt, his new brand of Christianity was brought to these shores, by missionaries, in 1657.

30 signs you’re a Brazilian jiu-jitsu addict

30 signs you’re a Brazilian jiu-jitsu addict

Your joints are sore and your ears are mangled, yet you still spend the entire day looking forward to training. Are you worried that you’re addicted to Brazilian jiu-jitsu? Take a long look at this list and judge for yourself.1. You hip escape in bed to get out from under the covers.2. You’re uncomfortable hugging your own mother without double underhooks.

US soccer player uses “flip throw” to hurl ball longer than any human has ever thrown

US soccer player uses “flip throw” to hurl ball longer than any human has ever thrown

I’m not even a sports enthusiast but holy crap, this is the coolest thing I’ve seen in soccer since I watched UK football fans get drunk and rowdy during the World Cup finals in 2006.I’m wondering about the physics involved here – does his gymnastics training allow for the ball to be thrown harder, faster and with more accuracy?